Selected Publications

McKinna, L. I., P. Fearns, S. Weeks, J. Werdell, M. Reichstetter, B. A. Franz, D. M. Shea, and G. C. Feldman. 2015. "A semianalytical ocean color inversion algorithm with explicit water column depth and substrate reflectance parameterization." Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 120 (3): 1741-1770

McKinna, L. I., P. J. Werdell, P. R. Fearns, S. J. Weeks, M. Reichstetter, B. A. Franz, S. W. Bailey, D. M. Shea, and G. Feldman. 2014. "SWIM: a semi-analytical ocean color inversion algorithm for optically shallow waters." Proc. Ocean Optics XXII

Siegel, D. A., B. Behrenfeld, S. Maritorena, C. McClain, D. Antoine, S. Bailey, P. Bontempi, E. Boss, H. Dierssen, S. Doney, R. Eplee, R. Evans, G. Feldman, E. Fields, B. Franz, N. Kuring, C. Mengelt, R. Nelson, F. Patt, W. Robinson, J. Sarmiento, C. Swan, P. Werdell, T. Westberry, J. Wilding, and J. Yoder. 2013. "Regional to global assessments of phytoplankton dynamics from the SeaWiFS mission." Remote Sensing of Environment 135 77-91

P. Jeremy Werdell, Bryan A. Franz,1 Sean W. Bailey, Gene C. Feldman, Emmanuel Boss, Vittorio E. Brando, Mark Dowell, Takafumi Hirata, Samantha J. Lavender, ZhongPing Lee, Hubert Loisel, Stephane Maritorena, Fréderic Mélin, Timothy S. Moore, Timothy J. Smyth, David Antoine, Emmanuel Devred, Odile Hembise Fanton d'Andon and Antoine Mangin, 2013 "Generalized ocean color inversion model for retrieving marine inherent optical properties" Vol. 52, No. 10, Applied Optics

Scarla Weeks, P. Jeremy Werdell, Britta Schaffelke, Marites Canto, Zhongping Lee, John G. Wilding and Gene C. Feldman, 2012 "Satellite-Derived Photic Depth on the Great Barrier Reef: Spatio-Temporal Patterns of Water Clarity", Remote Sens. 2012, 4, 3781-3795

M. J. Behrenfeld, T. K. Westberry, E. S. Boss, R. T. O'Malley, D. A. Siegel, J. D. Wiggert, B. A. Franz, C. R. McClain, G. C. Feldman, S. C. Doney, J. K. Moore7, G. Dall'Olmo, A. J. Milligan, I. Lima, and N. Mahowald, "Satellite-detected fluorescence reveals global physiology of ocean phytoplankton", Biogeosciences, 6, 779-794, 2009

P. Jeremy Werdell; Sean W Bailey; Bryan A Franz; Lawrence W Harding Jr.; Gene C Feldman; Charles R McClain,"Regional and seasonal variability of chlorophyll-a in Chesapeake Bay as observed by SeaWiFS and MODIS-Aqua" Remote Sensing of the Environment, 2009

Blake A. Schaeffer, John M. Morrison, Daniel Kamykowski, Gene C. Feldman, Lian Xie, Yanyun Liu, William Sweet, Anita McCulloch, Stuart Banks,"Phytoplankton biomass distribution and identification of productive habitats within the Galapagos Marine Reserve by MODIS, a surface acquisition system, and in-situ measurements Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 112, Issue 6, Pages 3044-3054 , 2008

Weeks, S.J., Anthony, K.R.N., Bakun, A., Feldman, G.C., and O. Hoegh-Guldberg, "Improved predictions of coral bleaching using seasonal baselines and higher spatial resolution", Limnol. Oceanogra. 53(4), 2008.

G. Lagerloef, F.R. Colomb, D. Le Vine, F. Wentz, S. Yueh, C. Ruf, J. Lilly, J. Gunn, Y. Chao, A. deCharon, G. Feldman, and C. Swift, "The Aquarius/SAC-D Mission: Designed to Meet the Salinity Remote-Sensing Challenge" Oceanography, Vol 21, No. 1, 2008

Mc Clain, C. R., and G. Feldman. 2007. "The Ocean Biosphere." Our Changing Planet: The View from Space 176-180

Werdell, P.J., Franz, B.A., Bailey, S.W., Harding, L.W., and Gene C. Feldman. Approach for the long-term spatial and temporal evaluation of ocean color satellite data products in a coastal environment. Proceedings of SPIE, 6680, pp 12, 2007

Behrenfeld, M.J., Robert T. O'Malley, David A. Siegel, Charles R. McClain, Jorge L. Sarmiento, Gene Carl Feldman, Allen J. Milligan, Paul G. Falkowski, Ricardo M. Letelier and Emmanuel S. Boss, "Climate-driven trends in contemporary ocean productivity", Nature 444, 752-755, 2006

McClain, C., Hooker, S., Feldman, G., and P. Bontempi. "Satellite Data for Ocean Biology, Biogeochemistry, and Climate Research". EOS, 87 (34):337-343, 2006

Meister, G., Kwiatkowska, E., Franz, B., Patt, F., Feldman, G.C. and C. R. McClain. "Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ocean color polarization correction". Applied Optics. Vol. 44, No. 26, 2005

Franz, B., Werdell, J., Meister, G., Bailey, S., Eplee, R., Feldman, G., Kwiatkowska, E., McClain, C., Patt, F. and D. Thomas. The Continuity of Ocean Color Measurements from SeaWiFS to MODIS. Earth Observing Systems X, SPIE, Volume 5882, 2005

McClain, C.R., Feldman, G.C., and Stanford B. Hooker . An overview of the SeaWiFS project and strategies for producing a climate research quality global ocean bio-optical time series. Deep Sea Research II, 51, 5-42, 2004

Robinson, J., Andrefouet, S., Gebelein, J., Spraggins, A., Noordeloos, M., Green, E., Burke, L., Feldman, G., Kuring, N., Stumpf, R., Holderied, K. and F. Muller-Karger. "Partnerships for Global Coral Reef Mapping and Data Distribution" Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium. 2004

P.J. Werdell, S. Bailey, G. Fargion, C. Pietras, K. Knobelspiesse, G. Feldman, and C. McClain, "Unique data repository facilitates ocean color satellite validation", EOS Transactions AGU 84(38), 379 (2003)

Andrefouet, S., Robinson, J., Hu, H., Feldman, G., Salvat, B., Payri, C. and F. Muller-Karger. "Influence of the spatial resolution of SeaWiFS, Landsat-7, SPOT and International Space Station data on estimates of landscape parameters of Pacific Ocean atolls". Can. J. Remote Sensing, 29(2):1-9, 2003

Franz, B. A., F. Patt, R. A. Barnes, R. E. Eplee Jr, J. E. O'Reilly, W. Robinson, G. C. Feldman, S. W. Bailey, J. Gales, J. Werdell, M. Wang, R. Frouin, R. P. Stumpf, R. A. Arnone, R. W. Gould Jr, P. M. Martinolich, V. Ransibrahmanakul, and J. A. Yoder. 2003. "Algorithm Updates for the Fourth SeaWiFS Data Reprocessing." NASA/TM 2003-206892 22: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, 74 pp.

Behrenfeld, M.J., Randerson, J.T., McClain, C.R., Feldman, G.C., Los, S.O., Tucker, C.J., Falkowski, P.G., Field, C.B., Frouin, R., Esaias, W.E., Kolber, D.D. and N.H. Pollack, 2001 "Biospheric Primary Production During an ENSO Transition". Science, March 30, 2001 including the cover illustration

Husar, R.B., Tratt, D.M., Schichtel, B.A., Falke, S.R., Li, F., Jaffe, D., Gassó, S., Gill, T., Laulainen, N.S., Lu, F., Reheis, M.C., Chun, Y., Westphal, D., Holben, B.N., Gueymard, C., McKendry, I., Kuring, N., Feldman, G.C., McClain, C., Frouin, R.J., Merrill, J., DuBois, D., Vignola, F., Murayama, T., Nickovic, S., Wilson, W.E., Sassen, K., Sugimoto, N. and Malm, W.C. Asian dust events of April 1998. J. Geophys. Res. 106(16):18317-18330. 2001

Palacios, D.M., K.A. Forney, and G.C. Feldman. Featured contribution in "The Ocean Color Spectrum". Backscatter (Alliance for Marine Remote Sensing), 12(1):31-33. PDF 2001

Chavez, F.P., Strutton, P.G., Friederich, G.E., Feely, R.A., Feldman, G.C., Foley, D. and M.J. McPhaden, "Biological and chemical response of the equatorial Pacific Ocean to the 1997-98 El Nino", Science, Dec. 10, 1999 and cover illustration, 2001

Stumpf, R., Feldman, G., Kuring, N., Franz, B., Green, E. and J. Robinson, "SeaWiFS Spies Reefs" Reef Encounter, Vol 26., 1999

Valenti, G., McClain, C.R., Feldman, G.C., and Rodrigo Bustamante, "SeaWiFS Captures El Nino / La Nina Transition", Backscatter, May Issue p. 31-33. 1999

Gradwohl, Judith and Gene C. Feldman, "Going Electonic: A Case Study of 'Ocean Planet' and Its On-line Counterpart", in The Virtual and the Real: Media and the Museum, American Association of Museums. 1998

McClain, C.R., M.L. Cleave, G.C. Feldman, W.W. Gregg, S.B. Hooker and N. Kuring, "Science Quality SeaWiFS Data for Global Biosphere Research", Sea Technology, Volume 39 Number 9, 1998

Gregg, W.W., W.E. Esaias, G.C. Feldman, R. Frouin, S.B. Hooker , C.R. McClain and R.H. Woodward, "Coverage Opportunities for Global Ocean Color in a Multimission Era", IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Volume 36 Number 5. 1998

Jaquet, N., M.R. Lewis., H. Whitehead and G.C. Feldman, "Coherence Between 19th Century Sperm Whale Distributions, and Satellite-Derived Pigments in the Tropical Pacific." 1996.

Yoder, J., C.R. McClain, G.C. Feldman and W.E. Esaias, "Annual Cycles of Phytoplankton Chlorophyll Concentrations in the Global Ocean: A Satellite View", Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Volume 7, No. 1, p. 181-193, 1993

Esaias, Wayne E. and Gene C. Feldman, " The SeaWiFS Ocean Color Mission", Space Technology International. 1993

Halpern, David and Gene C. Feldman, "Annual and Interannual Variations of Phytoplankton Pigment Concentration and Upwelling Along the Pacific Equator", JGR-Oceans: CZCS Retrospective, 1993

Tran, A. V., E. Smith, J. Hyon, R.Evans, O.Brown and G. Feldman, "Satellite-Derived Multichannel Sea Surface Temperature and Phytoplankton Pigment Concentration Data: A CD-ROM Set Containing Monthly Mean Distributions of the Global Oceans", Jet Propulsion Laboratory, JPL D-10351, 1993

Harris, Graham, G.C. Feldman and F.B. Griffiths, "Global Oceanic Production and Climate Change" in Ocean Colour: Theory and Applications in a Decade of CZCS Experience, editors V. Barale and P. Schlittenhardt, Euro Courses: Remote Sensing,Volume 3, p. 237-270, 1993

McClain, C.R., G.C.Feldman, W.E.Esaias, "Oceanic Biological Productivity" in Atlas of Satellite Observations Related to Global Change, editors, R.Gurney, J.Foster, C. Parkinson, Cambridge Univ. Press, PP. 251-263, 1993

Feldman, G.C., J. W. Murray, M. Leinen, "Use of the Coastal Zone Color Scanner for EqPac Planning", Oceanography, Vol. 5, No. 3 p 143-145, 1992

Balch, B., Evans, R., Brown, J., Feldman, G., McClain, C., and W. Esaias. "The Remote Sensing of Ocean Primary Productivity - Use of a New Data Compilation to Test Satellite Algorithms", Journal of Geophysical Research-OCEANS, Volume 97, number C2, p 2279-2293, 1992

Lewis, M., M. E. Carr, G. Feldman, W.Esaias, C. McClain. "Influence of penetrating solar radiation on the heat budget of the equatorial Pacific Ocean", NATURE, Vol. 347, No. 6293, pp. 543-545, 1990

McClain, C.R., W.E.Esaias, G.C.Feldman, J.Elrod, D.Endres, J.Firestone, M.Darzi, R.Evans, J.Brown, "Physical and Biological Processes in the North Atlantic during the FGGE Year" Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 95, No. C10, PP. 18,027-18,048, 1990

Deuser,W.G., F.E.Muller-Karger, R.H.Evans, O.B.Brown, W.E.Esaias and G.C.Feldman, "Surface Ocean Color and Deep Ocean Carbon Flux: How Close a Connection. Deep Sea Research, Vol 37 No. 8, PP. 1331-1343, 1990

Feldman,G.C., N.A. Kuring, C. Ng, W.E. Esaias, C.R. McClain and J.A. Elrod, N.Maynard, D.Endres, R. Evans, J.Brown, S.Walsh, M. Carle, G. Podesta "Ocean Color: Availability of the Global Data Set" EOS 70: 634-641. 1989

Feldman,G.C. "Ocean Colors Imaged from Space Track the Distribution of Marine Phytoplankton" Earth in Space Vol.2 No. 2:5-7, 1989

Yoder, J.A., Esaias, W.E., Feldman, G.C., and C.R. McClain "Satellite Ocean Color - Status Report" Oceanography 1(1):18-20. 1988

McCarthy, J.J., P.G. Brewer, and G. Feldman. "Global Ocean Flux." Oceanus 29: 16-26. 1986/87

Esaias, W.E., G.C. Feldman, C.R. McClain and J.A. Elrod. "Monthly satellite-derived phytoplankton pigment distribution for the North Atlantic Ocean Basin." EOS 67: 835-837. 1986

Feldman, G.C. "Variability of the productive habitat in the eastern equatorial Pacific." EOS, 67(9):106-8. 1986

Feldman, G.C. "Patterns of phytoplankton production around the Galapagos Islands." In Tidal Mixing and Plankton Dynamics, Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine Studies, Vol. 17, eds. M. Bowman, C. Yentsch, and W. Peterson, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. 77-106. 1986

Feldman, G.C. "Satellites, seabirds and seals." In El Nino in the Galapagos Islands: The 1982-1983 Event, eds., G. Robinson and E.M. del Pino.Quito, Ecuador: Charles Darwin Foundation, 1985

Feldman, G.C.; Clark, D.; and Halpern, D. "Satellite color observations of the phytoplankton distribution in the eastern Equatorial Pacific during the1982-83 El Nino." Science 226:1069-71. 1984